Current OB-GYN Residents at White Memorial

If you have questions or would like to correspond with one of the residents, please send us an e-mail. We welcome your questions and comments.

 

 

 PGY-4 Residents


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Renee Chen, M.D.

• Place of Birth: Houston, Texas.
• Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond, VA.
• Date of Graduation: May 2012.
• Education: University of California, Los Angeles, CA (B.S., Physiological Science) and University of California, Los Angeles, CA (M.S., Physiological Science).
• Hobbies: Cooking, playing piano, enjoying zither/erhu, doing jazz/modern expression dance, running, cycling and doing aerial acrobatics.
• Languages Spoken in Addition to English: Mandarin, Cantonese and teochew Dialect.
• Personal Accomplishments: Cherry Blossom run and sky dive.



  JennIFer CHU

Jennifer Chu, M.D. 

• Place of Birth: Sacramento, California.
• Medical School: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, New York, NY.
• Date of Graduation: May 2012.
• Education: University of California, Los Angeles, CA (B.S., Biochemistry).
• Hobbies: Playing piano, enjoying volleyball, biking, climbing, traveling, cooking, baking, painting, and reading.
• Languages Spoken in Addition to English: Cantonese, Mandarin and limited medical Spanish.
• Personal Accomplishments: Filling an entire passport.



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Emily Daly, M.D.

• Place of Birth: Omaha, nebraska
• Medical School: Creighton University, School of Medicine, Omaha, NE.
• Date of Graduation: May 2012.
• Education: Creighton University, Omaha, NE (B.S., Biology).
• Hobbies: Spend time with my family and friends, violin, tennis, volleyball, softball, dance, music and collect vintage items.
• Languages Spoken in Addition to English: None.
• Personal Accomplishments: Mastering the violin.



  MonA DAVe

Mona Dave, M.D.

• Place of Birth: Hollywood, California.
• Medical School: Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL.
• Date of Graduation: June 2012.
• Education: Brown University of California, Irvine, CA (B.S., Neurobiology).
• Hobbies: Dancing, traveling, listening to music, and enjoying track and fashion.
• Languages Spoken in Addition to English: Gujurati and Hindi.
• Personal Accomplishments: Being a founding member of CAP (Contraception + Abstinence = Prevention) in high school.


 

 PGY-3 Residents

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Christia Del Rosario, M.D., M.S.

• Place of Birth: Bellflower, CA.
• Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.
• Date of Graduation: May 2013.
• Education: University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, B.S. Molecular Biology, Aug. 2006.
• Hobbies: Bowling, photography, watching basketball and movies.
• Languages Spoken in Addition to English: Basic Tagalog.
• Personal Accomplishments: Bowling a score of 222. Moving up the Los Angeles Lakers Season Ticket Holder Waiting List from spot 3,500 to 1,600 after 10 years.


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Amanda Dickerson, M.D.

• Place of Birth: Dayton, OH.
• Medical School: Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH.
• Date of Graduation: June 2013.
• Education: Miami University, Oxford, OH, B.A. Psychology and Zoology, May 2009.
• Hobbies: Working out, doing outdoor activities, do-it-yourself decorating, reading, and traveling.
• Languages Spoken in Addition to English: Spanish.
• Personal Accomplishments: Earning a full academic scholarship for my undergraduate education. Driving cross-country from Virginia to California solo.


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Maryam Fakhrai, M.D.

• Place of Birth: Tehran, Iran.
• Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA.
• Date of Graduation: May 2013.
• Education: University of California-Davis, Davis, CA, B.S. Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, June 2007.
• Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, cooking, weight-lifting, watching movies, playing piano, and traveling.
• Languages Spoken in Addition to English: Persian and Basic Spanish.
• Personal Accomplishments: Having had the opportunity to serve the underserved population from a young age as a volunteer, group leader and social worker. I worked at a social services specialist office before attending medical school and I helped many underserved immigrants gain access to healthcare in L.A. County.


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Pegah Mirhosseini, M.D.

• Place of Birth: Long Beach, CA.
• Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE.
• Date of Graduation: May 2013.
• Education: University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, B.A. Psychology, Dec. 2006.
• Hobbies: Family and friends, photography, shopping, swimming, snowboarding, playing soccer, traveling and trying new foods, and walking with my dog.
• Languages Spoken in Addition to English: Persian.
• Personal Accomplishments: I had the opportunity to travel to the Dominican Republic for a month-long rotation with my medical school to provide care to underserved women of the various communities. It was very rewarding to see about 300 patients in a four-week period. It was also a very eye-opening experience to be immersed in such a vibrant and lively culture!



 PGY-2 Residents

 

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Ashley Beem, M.D.

• Place of Birth: Newport Beach, California.
• Education: California Baptist University, Riverside, CA, BS Biology, May 2009.
• Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA.
• Date of Graduation: May 2014.
• Hobbies: Traveling, baking, cat enthusiast.
• Languages Spoken in Addition to English: None.
• Personal Accomplishments: My proudest accomplishment is most definitely the birth of my beautiful baby boy, Levi. Being a mom has been the hardest and most wonderful journey of my life so far. Nothing has prepared me more to be an Ob/Gyn than experiencing first-hand pregnancy, labor & delivery and breastfeeding.


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Bethany Bush, M.D.

• Place of Birth: Taos, New Mexico.
• Education: Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina, BA Political Science, May 2009.
• Medical School: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Huntington, West Virginia.
• Date of Graduation: May 2014.
• Hobbies: Acrylic painting, running, tennis, hiking, camping, reading, watching professional men’s tennis (a big Djokovic fan).
• Languages Spoken in Addition to English: Arabic.
• Personal Accomplishments: I won several blue ribbons in jump roping as a fifth grader with my team “The Criss-Crossers.”

 


Salome Masghati, MD (PGY II Transfer)
Salome Masghati, MD (PGY II Transfer)
• Place of Birth: Tehran, Iran.
• Education: MODUL University for International Hospitality and Tourism Management, Vienna, Austria, MS Hospitality and Tourism Management, June 2002.
• Medical School: Université de Bordeaux II, France, and Medizinische Universitat Wien, Vienna, Austria, July 2009.
• Residency Training: PGY I Ob/Gyn, University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, CA.
• Hobbies: Windsurfing, paddle tennis, salsa dancing.
• Languages Spoken in Addition to English: French, German, Farsi, Spanish.
• Personal Accomplishments: Making it in to a residency in the U.S.; helping out a woman with a medical emergency on an airplane as the only MD onboard; making Persian rice with a crust.
 


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Cindy Tsai, M.D.

• Place of Birth: Fort Worth, Texas
• Education: University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, BS Human Biology, May 2009.
• Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, El Paso, Texas.
• Date of Graduation: May 2014.
• Hobbies: Traveling, cooking, reading, ukulele, piano, dancing, taekwondo, skiing.
• Languages Spoken in Addition to English: Mandarin, Basic Spanish.
• Personal Accomplishments: Traveling to Bangladesh for a summer research and clinical experience; maintaining a balanced life filled with family and friends; experiencing 10 European countries in five weeks; learning to play the ukulele via YouTube videos; and most important, teaching my kitty awesome tricks like sit, shake and play dead.


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PGY-1

Lenorre Clarke, MD
Lenorre Clarke, MD
• Place of Birth: Los Angeles, CA
• Education: University of California, Riverside, CA, BA Liberal Studies, June 2007; Luskin School of Public Affairs at University of California, Los Angeles, CA, MPP Public Policy, June 2015.
• Medical School: University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine, CA, June 2015.
• Hobbies: Reading novels, playing volleyball, cooking, baking, spending time with family and friends.
• Languages Spoken in Addition to English: Basic French, Fair French Creole, Basic Spanish.
• Personal Accomplishments: I am most proud of giving birth to my beautiful daughter, Olivia. Through this experience, I’ve learned firsthand the impact that an obstetrician can have on a woman’s life. I am also proud to have been chosen to attend thee “Health Matters” conference, where I met Former President Clinton and local political leaders of Palm Desert, CA.
 


M. Raquel Kronen, MD
• Place of Birth: Santa Rosa, CA.
• Education: Stanford University, Stanford, CA, BA Human Biology, June 2009.
• Medical School: University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, CA, May 2015.
• Hobbies: Jogging, cycling, swimming, snowboarding, backpacking, scuba diving, international travel, cooking.
• Languages Spoken in Addition to English: Fair Spanish.
• Personal Accomplishments: Cycling over a 100 miles by myself to visit my grandparents for a weekend; swimming from the USA to Canada in Voyagers National Park; growing up on the Hopi Reservation in Northern Arizona.
 


Vida Rostami, MD
Vida Rostami, MD
• Place of Birth: Amherst, NY..
• Education: University of Buffalo, SUNY, BA Health and Human Services, June 2011.
• Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, May 2015.
• Hobbies: Violin, swimming, tennis, yoga.
• Languages Spoken in Addition to English: Farsi.
• Personal Accomplishments: President of the local chapter of Medical Students for Choice (MSFC); worked for the National Women’s Health Network (NWHN) in Washington, DC on reproductive health issues.
 


Jennifer Williams, MD
Jennifer Williams, MD
• Place of Birth: Los Angeles, CA.
• Education: University of California, Los Angeles, CA, BS Biology, Dec. 2007
• Medical School: Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH, May 2015. Hobbies: Traveling, academic medicine, teaching, education, Spanish, women’s health, shopping, relaxing on the beach.
• Hobbies: Traveling, academic medicine, teaching, education, Spanish, women’s health, shopping, relaxing on the beach.
• Languages Spoken in Addition to English: Spanish.
• Personal Accomplishments: First, living in the Ecuadorian and Costa Rican rainforests for two months while studying tropical ecology and ornithology. Adapting to no electricity, hot water or contact with the outside world was truly a rewarding experience. The trip emphasized the importance of preserving our natural resources and minimizing the human impact on these ecosystems. Secondly, creating a two-week elective Ob/Gyn Boot Camp at Wright State for 4th year medical students recently matched in OB to help prepare students for intern year.